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EPP and far right groups team up against solidarity in search and rescue

Today the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament led the push to call on the EU to bring forward a fair and sustainable approach to

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S&Ds: The alarming Thomas Cook bankruptcy shows the need for a European legislation that guarantees workers’ and consumers’ rights

Following the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook, the European Parliament, with the full support of the S&D Group, adopted a joint resolution which calls on

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EU should impose economic sanctions and a full ban on arms sales to Turkey following its military intervention in Syria

In today’s debate in the European Parliament, Socialists and Democrats strongly condemned Turkish military intervention against Kurdish-led forces in

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“The European Court of Auditors must keep a closer eye on EU institutions,” say S&Ds

Today, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) has presented its annual report for 2018 in front of the European Parliament. Although the ECA report

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S&Ds: Saving bees from pesticides means saving our lives. Commission must assess plant protection products toxicity

Following the vote today in Plenary, the S&D Group welcomes the adoption of a joint resolution on the assessment of the impact of plant protection

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“European Asylum Support Office is on the right track, but more needs to be done,” say S&Ds

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO), one of the EU’s essential tools in asylum management, was up for scrutiny again in the European Parliament.

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EU 2020 Budget - highest EP stance ever on climate change and youth

Today, in Plenary, the S&D Group pushed for the highest ever EU budget, focused on our priorities. Adding up to 3 billion euros more to the initial

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Stop blocking tax transparency, say S&Ds to EU governments

Tomorrow, the European Parliament will adopt a resolution calling on member states to break the deadlock on public country-by-country reporting within

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S&Ds: EU should suspend negotiations with Azerbaijan following the latest crackdown against peaceful protest

Last weekend Azerbaijani authorities violently dispersed peaceful rallies organised by the National Council of Democratic Forces (NCDF), an umbrella

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S&D Group supports efforts by UK MPs to avoid a no-deal exit

In a special sitting today in the UK Parliament, MPs voted to ensure that the UK will not crash out of the EU without a deal, by supporting an